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New York Giants


Mike Patterson

Mike Patterson - #93 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 09/01/1983
Birthplace Sacramento, CA
College USC
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 31st pick by Eagles

Cowboys romp past Giants to open season

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three TD passes to lead the Cowboys over the Giants in the NFL season opener on Wednesday night.

Report: Witten offers to sign waiver to play

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ noon ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday's opener vs. the Giants but is reportedly willing to sign a medical waiver so he can play.

2012 Power Rankings

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Last season's Super Bowl champions, the Giants, open the 2012 season atop Pro Football Weekly's Power Rankings.

Witten doubtful, Nicks questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday night’s NFL season opener against the Giants, and Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is questionable.

Giants will start Locklear at left tackle

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Giants will replace starting OLT Will Beatty with journeyman Sean Locklear in the season opener against the Cowboys.

No new labor talks scheduled for refs, NFL

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After meeting this weekend, the NFL and the referees' union have no further talks planned.

Giants re-sign Petrus after Jones fails physical

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
One day after releasing him, the Giants re-signed OG Mitch Petrus on Sunday.

Cowboys have to wait for CT scan on Witten

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten won't know until Tuesday if he will be cleared to play in the season opener.

Bucs sign RB Ware, claim four others off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The signed former Giants reserve RB D.J. Ware and released CB Brandon McDonald on Saturday.

Giants awarded OT Jones on waivers, cut Petrus

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Giants have been awarded OT D.J. Jones on waivers from the Eagles.

Giants CB Amukamara probably won't play vs. Dallas

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara probably will miss the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys because of a high ankle sprain.

Giants cut RB Ware

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Giants cut veteran RB D.J. Ware on Friday. Ware was a member of the last two Super Bowl-winning Giants teams.

Report: Suspension of Giants' Sash upheld

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Giants S Tyler Sash's four-game suspension has been upheld, PFW Giants correspondent Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reported Tuesday.

Giants place DT Canty, TE Beckum on PUP list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Giants cut their roster down Monday, including placing DT Chris Canty and TE Travis Beckum on the reserve/PUP list.

Giants CB Amukamara carted off with leg injury

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara was carted off the field in the first quarter of a preseason game vs. the Bears Friday night with a lower-leg injury.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 12, 2012
Patterson is back for Philly after being out due to viral pneumonia.||||||| Patterson missed the Thursday night game against the Bengals.
Posted Nov. 03, 2012
Patterson has been activated off the reserve/non-football illness list and is ready to play for the first time this season. Patterson is eligible for Monday night's game at New Orleans (2-5). Patterson says he's "really anxious" to return to the field and expects to play only a few snaps as he eases his way back into the lineup.||||||| He suffered a seizure at practice on Aug. 3, 2011, and was diagnosed with a brain AVM, or arteriovenous malformation, a prenatal condition in which blood travels abnormally between the arteries and veins. He played the first 15 games of last season but was not cleared to play for the start of this season because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hadn't fully healed.
Posted July 22, 2012
The Philadelphia Eagles have ruled out defensive tackle Mike Patterson for their entire training camp and possibly more because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hasn't fully healed. Patterson was diagnosed with a brain malformation last August after suffering a seizure during a training camp practice at Lehigh University.||||||| Eagles head trainer Rick Burkholder said Sunday that a piece of Patterson's cranium was taken off in January so neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Spetzler could remove the arteriovenous malformation, a tangle of veins and arteries that doctors determined caused the seizure. Burkholder said Spetzler determined Friday after examining an X-ray and CT scan that the area of Patterson's cranium that he operated on hadn't healed sufficiently to allow Patterson to return to football.
Posted Aug. 13, 2011
Patterson, who collapsed and suffered a seizure at practice just 10 days ago, has returned to the Philadelphia Eagles.||||||| Patterson did not practice Saturday, but was in uniform doing strength and conditioning drills with trainer Rick Burkholder and several other teammates for the first time since his scary episode on an adjacent field. Patterson didn't answer questions, but he did smile broadly and tell reporters, "I feel great," while leaving the practice field.
Posted Aug. 05, 2011
The agent for Mike Patterson says the Eagles defensive tackle has been released from a hospital after suffering a seizure Wednesday at practice. Agent J.R. Rickert says in a statement Friday that Patterson is scheduled to see a neurologist in the next few days.||||||| On Thursday, Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder said Patterson has a brain condition that may require surgery. Rickert disputed a definite diagnosis of AVM, which are malformations or tangles of arteries and veins that alter blood flow. Earlier Friday, Eagles coach Andy Reid said Patterson "is making progress and getting tests done."

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